Wrightsman's Psychology and the Legal System
  • Author : Edith Greene
  • Release Date : 29 November 2012
  • Publisher : Wadsworth Publishing Company
  • Genre : Education
  • Pages : 496
  • ISBN 13 : 1133951112

Wrightsman's Psychology and the Legal System Book Summary

WRIGHTMAN'S PSYCHOLOGY AND THE LEGAL SYSTEM shows you the critical importance of psychology's concepts and methods to the functioning of many aspects of today's legal system. Featuring topics such as competence to stand trial, the insanity defense, expert forensic testimony, analysis of eye witness identification, criminal profiling, and many others, this best-selling book gives you a comprehensive overview of psychology's contributions to the legal system, and the many roles available to trained psychologists within the system.

Wrightsman s Psychology and the Legal System

Wrightsman s Psychology and the Legal System

Author : Edith Greene,Kirk Heilbrun
Publisher : Wadsworth Publishing Company
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WRIGHTMAN'S PSYCHOLOGY AND THE LEGAL SYSTEM shows you the critical importance of psychology's concepts and methods to the functioning of many aspects of today's legal system. Featuring topics such as competence to stand trial, the insanity defense, expert forensic testimony, analysis of eye witness identification, criminal profiling, and many others, ...

Wrightsman s Psychology and the Legal System

Wrightsman s Psychology and the Legal System

Author : Edith Greene,Kirk Heilbrun
Publisher : Cengage Learning
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WRIGHTMAN'S PSYCHOLOGY AND THE LEGAL SYSTEM shows you the critical importance of psychology's concepts and methods to the functioning of many aspects of today's legal system. Featuring topics such as competence to stand trial, the insanity defense, expert forensic testimony, analysis of eye witness identification, criminal profiling, and many others, ...

Wrightsman s Psychology and the Legal System

Wrightsman s Psychology and the Legal System

Author : Edith Greene,Kirk Heilbrun
Publisher : Cengage Learning
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The author team for WRIGHTSMAN'S PSYCHOLOGY AND THE LEGAL SYSTEM, 9th Edition combines expertise, active research, writing careers and real world experience as consultants working within the legal system. Real cases such as Bill Cosby and Dylann Roof illustrate the importance of psychology's concepts and methods to an understanding of ...

The Psychology of the Supreme Court

The Psychology of the Supreme Court

Author : Lawrence S. Wrightsman
Publisher : Oxford University Press
Genre : Psychology
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With the media spotlight on the recent developments concerning the Supreme Court, more and more people have become increasingly interested in the highest court in the land. Who are the justices that run it and how do they make their decisions? The Psychology of the Supreme Court by Lawrence S. ...

Forensic Psychology

Forensic Psychology

Author : Solomon M. Fulero,Lawrence S. Wrightsman
Publisher : Cengage Learning
Genre : Education
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Written by two of the leading authorities in the field, FORENSIC PSYCHOLOGY, Third Edition introduces you to the practice of forensic psychology by showing how psychologists aid the legal system by serving as expert witnesses, criminal profilers, and trial consultants for jury selection and child custody hearings. Wrightsman and Fulero ...

Psychology and the Legal System

Psychology and the Legal System

Author : Lawrence S. Wrightsman
Publisher : Thomson Brooks/Cole
Genre : Criminal justice, Administration of
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This engrossing text examines the legal system through the use of psychological concepts, methods, and research results. It seeks to clarify the basic dilemmas that persist in the legal system and looks at the ethical, moral, legal, and psychological "gray areas" of the law, including coverage of such topics as: ...

Confessions in the Courtroom

Confessions in the Courtroom

Author : Lawrence S. Wrightsman,Saul Kassin
Publisher : SAGE Publications
Genre : Education
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The causes of confessions, the acceptability of confessions extracted under duress and the interrogation procedures used by police are among the topics explored in this volume. The authors examine how the North American legal system has evolved in its treatment of confessions over the past 50 years, evaluate the process for ...